Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality

Boroondara, Australia
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Immediate start
  • Full-time, 7 month contract
  • Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic

About Swinburne

Swinburne delivers excellence in teaching and research in science, technology, business, law, design and innovation. As a multi-sector provider, there are opportunities to apply for jobs in higher education, vocational education and pathways. Or you can work in professional services to support the delivery of quality education. Find jobs in marketing and communications, customer service, information technology, finance, human resources and administration. 

About the job

Reporting to the Associate Director, Curriculum and Accreditation, we have a 7 month vacancy for a Coordinator, Curriculum and Quality. As our Coordinator, you will be responsible for the coordination of faculty specific support and provision of advice for curriculum development, course accreditation and quality assurance processes.

The position is based in one of our faculties, and works in cooperation with faculty-based Student Administration staff regarding the coordination of accreditation activities and processes. With a focus on quality service delivery, you will be responsible for providing executive support to Faculty academic and advisory committees, and for the coordination of university quality assurance and equivalency processes within a Faculty. You may also provide project support as allocated by the Associate Director, Curriculum and Accreditation.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A degree and/or extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Extensive experience in an administrative role which required management of a range of functions and provision of advice about, and interpretation of, policy and procedure, preferably in a tertiary education institution.
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to quality assurance and improvement principles.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

How to apply

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Tiffany Milne (Associate Director, Curriculum and Accreditation) on +613 9214 4511. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: 30833

Applications close at 5 pm on Sunday 25th February 2018

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